Philippe Gilbert ends rainbow curse with Vuelta stage 12 win

Philippe Gilbert wins Vuelta a Espana 2013 stage 12

World champion Philippe Gilbert (BMC) finally got his hands on his first victory in the rainbow jersey with a well-timed sprint finish on stage 12 of the Vuelta a Espana. 

The Belgian, whose time in the stripes is coming close to its end, overhauled an early sprint from Edvald Boasson Hagen (Sky) at the end of a fast, twisty and technical uphill finish in Tarragona. 

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